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#1 Dragonteacher

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 08:32 PM

I don't know where or by whom this photo was taken. It was emailed to me by a friend who also received it from a friend. All of this in an effort to identify this bird. Attached File  big bird.jpg   253.56KB   75 downloads

#2 HoosierFan90

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 08:37 PM

That's a Bearded Vulture, aka a Lammergeier.

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#3 jdeitsch

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 08:53 PM

Welcome to Whatbird!!! Dragonteacher!

agree with Beared Vulture!

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#4 Dragonteacher

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 08:58 PM

THANK YOU BOTH SOOO MUCH!!! IT HAS BEEN WEEKS OF LOOKING!!!!

#5 Parula

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 09:18 PM

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#6 cestma

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 11:00 PM

Jeez, how cool is that?!
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#7 Clip

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 11:01 PM

That is a huge bird!





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